I went on a short adventure today. After a month of not leaving the confines of my apartment complex, I hit the road to visit a local state park. The low humidity keeps me grounded in the fact that I am in my new state of Illinois. I start off easy with a couple different [...]
When the idea of working from home was mentioned as an option several weeks back, I treated it with a strange type of distain. I had always kept the different parts of my life very separate. My friends from different parts of my life did not meet until my Eagle Scout ceremony. As I have [...]
I love when everything is covered in a nice layer of snow. 🙂
A massNo movementLight snow covers the surfaceSolid ice into the depths Small birds long for fishNo chanceThe still air brings strained silenceWhites and Greys all aroundA clean canvas Sunlight barely peeks through the cloudsIts last minute attempt to warm the landWe enter the time of reverencePart of the organismOne
A presenceA feelingA loyal best friendLingering throughout the dayIt waitsJealous for attentionDeliberate as the NightMaking your world smallerContainedCreating borders for the eyesBridging earth and skyInciting fear among the nativesBringing artists inspirationDelightful precipitationHow dull is life without you?
Look up, I say Look up from your phone The virtual world with you on the throne Look at yourself, all bent out of shape Your spine curving forward Your fingers might break I promise, you’ll make it Just fifty feet more The door to the restroom I know it’s a bore Look out, there’s [...]
This week began with a surprise as we started the season early with an even four inches of snowfall covering the ground. I can’t explain why I was surprised, but I was excited, all the same. The end of the year is less than three weeks away and I have been making some changes in my [...]
Suspended Above the ground Like the tiny snowflakes that dance just outside Never to reach their destination Shielded from the bitter cold These walls of glass expose a fantasy Safe and warm, I observe the world Embrace the beauty, ignore the struggle Faded yellows and greens peek through the blanket of white Crops slowly dying [...]
As I start to condense my online presence to a few important places, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos. I'll have more individual posts of photos in the future, but I wanted to get this collection in one spot.
Searching For a purpose For a reason For the right companions Struggling To discover To endure To adapt Fighting A culture A habit A changing world Discovering New joys all around me New worlds to explore New love for my surroundings Serving With my knowledge With my wisdom With my gifts [...]